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Economy ArchivesSelf-Described 'Adult Baby' Collects Govt Disability Benefits - 2011-05-18
National Geographic recently reported on a 30 year old man who lives his life as a baby, sleeping in a jumbo crib and playing with Legos. He also collects social security disability benefits. Video, pics...
Tax Compliance Costs US $338 Billion PER YEAR - 2011-05-18
Courtesy of the Center for Freedom and Prosperity, and presented by Hiwa Alaghebandian, this is a must watch video on how much Texas compliance is costing us.
Gold Rises, Silver Pops - Commodity Pullback Over? - 2011-05-18
Gold and silver rose today, charts after the jump. The commodity bears may be headed back into hibernation...
Medicare's Insolvency Moves 5 Years Closer - 2011-05-17
Medicare is now projected to run dry in 2024, and if history is any lesson, even that will date will likely prove to be optimistic...
Jim Rogers: Dollar is a 'Total Disaster' - 2011-05-17
The always-provocative Jim Rogers dished new comments on the dollar's long-term outlook. Prognosis: not good.
Fox News Interviews Ron Paul on The Big Issues - 2011-05-16
Presidential candidate Ron Paul talks with Fox News about a wide-ranging number of issues...
Greenspan's Secret Gold Standard - 2011-05-16
It has been a long time since anyone called Alan Greenspan "The Maestro", and for good reason...
Real US CPI Trending at 8.8% Annually - 2011-05-13
This chart shows US inflation trending at 8.8%. Right in line with the 8-10% we've been seeing in alternate inflation measures.
T. Ferguson: Don't Sell Your Physical Precious Metals! - 2011-05-12
Interesting commentary on the prospect of "cashing" in precious metal profits...
Jeremy Grantham Goes Full-Bear. says it is Time to Fight the Fed - 2011-05-11
Jeremy Grantham's quarterly updates are always worth a read. His latest is no exception, and the head of GMO is getting very bearish on stocks.
Steve Forbes Predicts Gold Standard in US in 5 Years - 2011-05-11
Mr. Forbes says although it seems crazy today, a return to the gold standard is likely in America,
Hedge Funds Trounced By Broad Stock Index - 2011-05-10
Chart from The Economist shows how hedge funds have dramatically underperformed the broader stock market indices.
Analyst: Silver Chart Looking Healthier - 2011-05-09
In Mr. Ferguson's latest technical analysis, he says silver is looking healthier overall, but getting through the $39-40 level will be "challenging". Another analyst warns about a 5th margin hike at the CME...
Zillow: US Home Prices To Drop 9% This Year - 2011-05-09
Underwater homeowners in the US, those who owe more than their home is worth, reached a stunningly-high 28% in the first quarter of 2011...
Top 5 Silver Stocks - 2011-05-06
Luke Burgess lists 5 his top 5 silver stocks that are increasing mine production.
Must-Watch Video: The National Debt Crisis - 2011-05-06
Important video for understanding the fiscal and societal issues facing America and much of the world today.
Is Berkshire Hathaway Still a Buy After Sokol's Departure? - 2011-05-05
Warren Buffett shed new information on the situation at Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting this weekend. Here's what it means for the company...
What the Presidential Cycle Could Mean for Your Portfolio - 2011-05-05
If history is any guide, then stocks may pull back in the near-term but power higher afterward. Here's why...
Jim Rogers on $2k Gold, Propping up "Zombie" Banks - 2011-05-03
Noted investor Jim Rogers comments on Fed policy, precious metals, and the dangerous habit of propping up zombie banks.
Bin Laden Dies, Stocks Rise, and Silver Futures Dive - 2011-05-02
See how the death of the world's most wanted man is affecting the U.S. and the world markets. Stocks are up while silver and oil are going down.
China is the Hardest-Working Country, By Far - 2011-05-02
Chinese workers take an average of 5 vacation days per year. The French? 25.... Fascinating video.
Economist Editors Discuss Gold, Debt, and the Dollar - 2011-05-02
Phillip Cogan and Andrew Palmer of The Economist discuss the dollar, inflation, the possibility of QE3, and the morality of national debt.
The Fed's "Dirty Little Secret" Revealed - 2011-04-29
A former director of the Fed's Division of Monetary Affairs reveals the Fed's "dirty little secret" in the following video interview...
Grocers Feel the Bite of Food Inflation - 2011-04-29
Fox Business News reports on the disturbing rise of inflation, and how it is affecting local businesses.
China May Buy $1 TRILLION of Gold: Bloomberg - 2011-04-29
Bloomberg talks to an analyst who says China may buy as much as $1 trillion in gold, as the dollar crumbles into a pitiful heap on the floor.